Andrew Luck has a new target to throw to in Indianapolis. Former Ole Miss wide receiver Donte Moncrief was selected by the Colts in the third round of the NFL Draft Friday night, becoming the 90th player taken overall. Moncrief decided to forego his senior season after hauling in 59 passes for 938 yards and six touchdowns in 2013. (May 12, 2014, Page 9)
BLOG — Andrew Luck has a new target to throw to in Indianapolis. (more…) (May 9, 2014)
Much of the focus heading into Ole Miss’ matchup with Georgia Tech in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 is centered on how the Rebels are going to contain a Yellow Jacket triple-option offense that’s rushing for the nation’s fifth-most yards per game. But Ole Miss hasn’t forgotten about Georgia Tech’s defense. (December 18, 2013, Page 2B)
Ole Miss has already locked up a bowl berth with three games left in the regular season and has a game it should win easily this Saturday when the Rebels host Troy in their final non-conference game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. (November 12, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss didn’t have its best performance, but it was good enough to ensure the Rebels would be playing beyond the regular season. (November 11, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — Ole Miss is trying to bounce back from back-to-back losses to Alabama and, most recently, Auburn. Things won’t get any easier for the Rebels this Saturday (7:30 p.m., ESPN) when No. 9 Texas A&M and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel visit Oxford. (more…) (October 7, 2013)
AUBURN, Ala. — Gus Malzahn 1, Hugh Freeze 0.
The inaugural matchup between the two friends turned foes went to Malzahn Saturday night as Auburn rode the legs of quarterback Nick Marshall and a dominant outing from its defensive front to defeat Freeze’s 24th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels 30-22 in front of a crowd of 86,504 at Jordan-Hare Stadium. (October 7, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — It’s been less than 48 hours since Ole Miss was shut out by No. 1 Alabama — a first in the Hugh Freeze era — but the Rebels have to move on quickly with another tough road test this week. The Rebels will continue their tour of Alabama with a trip to Auburn Saturday night. (more…) (September 30, 2013)
Ole Miss didn’t produce a lot of yards or points against Alabama in last year’s 33-14 loss. But quarterback Bo Wallace remembered one aspect of the Rebels’ attack that the Crimson Tide wasn’t too fond of, even if college football’s top-ranked team may be growing accustomed to seeing it by now. (September 25, 2013, Page 6)
Ole Miss has built some momentum under second-year head coach Hugh Freeze, winning its last five games dating back to last season and vaulting into the rankings for the first time since 2009.
Now the No. 21-ranked Rebels get to see exactly how far they’ve come in the form of a trip to Tuscaloosa, Ala., to tangle with two-time defending national champion and No. 1 Alabama this Saturday. (September 24, 2013, Page 6)